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A death certificate for a flu victim during the 1918 pandemic, on display in a new exhibit at the Mütter Museum.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
A new exhibit on a deadly influenza pandemic over 100 years ago opens later this week at the Mütter Museum and Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The exhibit will serve as a public remembrance honoring the lives lost, while asking the question, "Could it happen...
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Science Leadership Academy gets ready to move into Ben Franklin High School
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
As displaced students at Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy move to temporary new homes, asbestos removal teams in the building continue their work to meet a January deadline.
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Brad Line of Villanova and his sons, Grayson and Nolan, showing off their app, Squishr, for tracking spotted lanternflies.
Charlotte Reese/KYW Newsradio
Charlotte Reese
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Squishr, developed by a Villanova man and his two sons, lets users upload pictures and track their spotted lanternfly kills with GPS location data.
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs, left, runs from Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Sidney Jones, right, after catching a pass during the first half.
Bruce Kluckhohn/AP Photo
AP News
October 13, 2019 - 5:47 pm
Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs for three of his four touchdowns, racking up a season-high 333 passing yards as the Minnesota Vikings ravaged the Philadelphia Eagles secondary in a 38-20 victory Sunday.
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Area birders come together at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge for the Big Sit event, held simultaneously in 44 countries.
Molly Daly/KYW Newsradio
Molly Daly
October 13, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Local birders converged on the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in an annual international birding event called the Big Sit.
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Students and residents scoop dirt as the town is flooded Typhoon Hagibis, in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.
Kyodo News via AP
AP News
October 13, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Rescuers in Japan are continuing to help people in the aftermath of a ferocious typhoon.
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Flyers fans embark on the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities.
Charlotte Reese/KYW Newsradio
Charlotte Reese
October 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
Thousands of fans took to the streets in South Philadelphia on Sunday for the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities, to show their support for their favorite hockey team and mascot.
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Firefighter and neighbors look on at the aftermath of a fatal fire on the 6500 block of Woodland Avenue.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 13, 2019 - 11:30 am
A fire in Southwest Philadelphia claimed a man's life early Sunday morning, sent another man to the hospital, and displaced nearly a dozen people.
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Philadelphia Union mascot Phang with Team Mexico and their coach before the Unity Cup final.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 13, 2019 - 10:09 am
Fans representing countries from all over the globe came to the Unity Cup championship game Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, broadcast on KYW Newsradio, which ended in a 3-0 Liberia victory over the United States.
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Pennsylvania Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller with her three-year-old daughter.
Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Wolf administration has announced plans to expand home visitation support for families with first time mothers and children with special needs covered by Medicaid.
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